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    The only time that it pumps when threading is...

    The only time that it pumps when threading is when the carriage is moving. Even if the feed-rod is turning, the pump cam isn't operating when the feed-direction plunger is in the center (threading)...
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    I'm pretty sure that the apron pump also works if...

    I'm pretty sure that the apron pump also works if the feed-rod is turning and the feed-direction plunger is pulled out. (The way the apron gear train is drawn it's hard to see how the gears mesh, but...
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    As stated in my post, the Ohmite L50, 50 watt...

    As stated in my post, the Ohmite L50, 50 watt resistors were chosen because they are about the same size as the OEM resistors. Ohmite doesn't make an the L50 resistor in 1200 Ohms. Datasheet: link...
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    With a square-dial DC control panel, this is a...

    With a square-dial DC control panel, this is a symptom of a bad B-E resistor:
    Start up problem with m/G machine?

    You should replace the three resistors. They are about the only failure mode for...
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    Bill, I have asked you nicely to please be...

    Bill,

    I have asked you nicely to please be considerate of other members of this forum: link. I am asking you again. Please stop with the ad hominem attacks and let's have a discussion instead.
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    The converter box includes two capacitors and a...

    The converter box includes two capacitors and a potential relay. Do not see a third capacitor.

    I've circled the potential (aka motor start) relay in red:
    326407

    Here is similar-looking...
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    TIME OUT! I have some things to say here, but...

    TIME OUT!

    I have some things to say here, but it's going to take me a while to write up.

    Cal
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    That doesn't make any sense. You start the...

    That doesn't make any sense. You start the motor/generator (MG) and leave it running until you're done with the machine. If you're repeatedly starting and stopping the MG, that could be a problem...
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    If noise from the "exciter motor" is keeping you...

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    Don't know. Should I be able to hear it over the exciter motor? High frequency hearing is pretty bad . . .
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    If noise from the "exciter motor" is keeping you from hearing, it sounds...
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    What speed were you running at when you reversed?...

    What speed were you running at when you reversed? One of the known issues with SPCs on a 10EE is that a sudden change in load, like you get when the spindle is reversed at speed, can cause the MG to...
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    Move the lever left for forward (CCW), right for...

    Move the lever left for forward (CCW), right for reverse (CW); lot's of folks think it should be the other way, but there's a reason it's that way. Think of it this way: move lever CCW, spindle turns...
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